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Benelli Announces New Super Black Eagle 3 Color Options

Media Contact: Kim Cahalan, [email protected], Office: (309) 944-5341 | January 19, 2022

January 2022, Accokeek, MD – Benelli USA offers waterfowlers exciting options for 2022 by introducing several new models in the company's premiere semi-auto shotgun line. This year, the Benelli Super Black Eagle 3 models includes new Cerakote and camo combinations for their 28-inch barrel shotguns with 12- and 20-gauge 3-inch chambers.


The Super Black Eagle 3 is recognized by serious waterfowlers as the world's finest, most reliable semi-auto shotgun available. Now, the SBE 3 offers two new Cerakote color options that deliver both concealment and durability.


For hunting flooded timber, the new Tungsten/GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Waterfowl Timber combination blends the muted hue of the barrel and receiver's Tungsten Cerakote with GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Waterfowl Timber camo on the stock and forend. When the action turns to grassy swamps, the Patriot Brown Cerakote and GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Marsh pattern are the perfect combinations. Overall, this dual-color treatment provides hunters with a firearm that elevates the barrel and receiver's clean lines and metal finish while expertly complementing the camouflage furniture.


Benelli's Super Black Eagle 3 is the latest iteration of the lauded SBE series introduced over 30 years ago. The SBE 3 continues to lead the market due to its technologically advanced engineering, excellent ergonomics, and innovative features. The proven Inertia Driven System, recoil-absorbing Comfort Tech® 3 stock, drop and cast shim kit, shock-absorbing Comb-Tech® cheek pad, Crio®-treated barrels, and chokes are what set the SBE 3 apart from the competition. More importantly, the SBE 3 is the preferred choice of discerning waterfowlers for the most significant reason of all—unflinching, reliable performance in the most demanding hunting conditions on Earth.


The new Tungsten/GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Waterfowl Timber and Patriot Brown Cerakote/GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Marsh colorways are now offered in the following models:


Patriot Brown Cerakote/GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Marsh

•             SBE 3 12-gauge, 3-inch, 28-inch barrel (model #11240); $1899

•             SBE 3 20-gauge, 3-inch, 28-inch barrel (model #11242); $1899


Tungsten/GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Waterfowl Timber

•             SBE 3 12-gauge, 3-inch, 28-inch barrel (model #11241); MSRP $1899

•             SBE 3 20-gauge, 3-inch, 28-inch barrel (model #11243); MSRP $1899



For more information on Benelli USA premium shotguns and centerfire hunting rifles, visit


About Benelli

Benelli, headquartered in Accokeek, Maryland, offers the largest selection of semi-automatic shotguns in the world, as well as a variety of rifles. Since the company’s inception, Benelli has led the world in innovative firearm technology, including the ground-breaking Benelli Inertia Driven system, effective Comfort Tech recoil-reduction systems, and the BE.S.T. anti-corrosion coatings. Because of this commitment to innovation, they are recognized as the world’s leading manufacturer of premium firearms for competitive shooters, hunters, and defense professionals.


SBE3 Optifade Marsh Shotgun
SBE3 Optifade Waterfowl Timber Shotgun
SBE3 20ga. Optifade Marsh Shotgun
SBE3 20ga. Optifade Timber Shotgun
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